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Barry Saunders

Barry L. Saunders

Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

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Barry L. Saunders, 59, was elected Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer in 2015. Previously, he served as vice president and chief financial officer 2011-2015. Mr. Saunders joined the Company in 1989 after working as an audit manager with Ernst & Young. He worked in leadership positions in the Company’s Treasury department for seven years before becoming director of corporate reporting and accounting. He then moved to Brussels, Belgium, for four years as director of finance for the Company’s European operations before returning as staff vice president and global controller of the Company’s Industrial businesses. He was promoted to staff vice president and corporate controller in 2003 and has been responsible for corporate accounting, financial reporting and all global business unit finance. He was elected vice president, corporate controller and chief accounting officer in 2008.

Mr. Saunders is a University of South Carolina graduate, where he received a B.S. degree in accounting in 1981 and an MBA in 1989. He is a Certified Public Accountant.

Mr. Saunders resides in Hartsville, S.C., with his wife, Lea.